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Indore , Madhya Pradesh

One of the richest cities in mid India and also known as Mini Mumbai, this is a commercial hub and one of the fastest developing cities in the country. This is one place which proves how far India has come and why it is one of the countries to look out for. Located in Madhya Pradesh it is the most progressive city in the state. The strange part is that Indore also reflects the main cultural amalgamation and thus gives a feel that is very close to the actual ciy. The founders of Indore were the ancestors of the present zamindars. One of the places which make you realise that India is truly a country with tremendous historical importance, Indore has seen its fair share of struggles and battles for supremacy. Today all the battles have resulted into a city which is extremely cosmopolitan and welcomes people from all over. Because of this one feature, Indore today is such a progressive city. Of course it has something for the tourists too. Rajwada stands in the centre of the city and stands in the middle of the city bearing testimony to all the kings that have ruled it. The Krishnapuri Chhatri is A marvelous remnant of a glorious reign, which have survived the passage of time. This always has an allure for the tourists ho always look for a part of the history in every pace they go. Of course there are the temples which are always a part of our culture. The Annapurna Mandir is worth a mention for being one of the oldest and most beautiful pieces of architecture in this land. Indore is a modern city with all the modern facilities. Yet there is an old heart in the city which still revels in the wonders that it has seen over the time. It ois worth it to feel the beat of the heart.

Distance / Time Current Temperature Mean Rainfall Altitude Population Best Times Min Hotel tariff
km / Hrs 27.0°C /81.0°F 73 mm 1810feet 9718.0 /km2 Jan-May,Oct-Dec Coming Soon

Places of Interest

  • Indore Museum

    "Indore Museum is museum situated in Indore in Madhya Pradesh state in India.[1] It is located near the General Post Office in Indore.There are two galleries in the Museum.The artefacts exhibited in the museum range from the prehistoric to the modern era.It was established in 1929. It is also known as Central Museum."

    Indore Museum

  • Krishnapura Chhatris

    "Chhatris (cenotaphs) are the royal tombs of the erstwhile rulers of the Holker clan. These cenotaphs are placed on the banks of the beautiful river Khan, and these chhatris exhibit excellent architectural brilliance. A marvelous remnant of a glorious reign, the Chhatris survived the passage of time. The typical Maratha style architecture with domes and pyramidal spires, Chhatris allures the tourists with its historical enigma. \nWhen illuminated at night, the chhatris gleam brightly and it presents an eye-catching spectacle. The artificial lake constructed on the river beds of Khan river with fountains, gardens and boating facilities adds a special charm to this marvelous cenotaphs."

    Krishnapura Chhatris

  • Lal Bagh Palace

    "The 28 hectares Lal Bagh Palace is one of the imposing testimonials of the Holkar dynasty. An expression of their culture and opulence, the ancestral palace of the great regime, Lal Bagh Palace is one among the finest monuments in Indore. It is one of the grandest monuments the Holkar dynasty reflecting the taste, grandeur and lifestyle of the Holkars. It is the ancestral palace of the rulers. Many royal receptions were held here and at one time it contained one of the best rose gardens of the country. \nUsed as a place for arranging important functions and celebrations, Lal Bagh Palace is a living monument, which gives a clear picture about the life style of the Holkans. Adorned with beautiful gardens and good quality architecture Lalbagh Palace is a magnificient memento of a rich heritage. \nThe Palace has been converted in to museum which functions between 10 am to 5 pm. An array of exquisite articles on display makes the Palace truly worth seeing."

    Lal Bagh Palace

  • Mahatma Gandhi Hall

    "The prettiest structure in Indore, Mahatma Gandhi Hall or Town Hall was formerly called as King Edward Hall. Made of Seoni stone, this marvelous building has a Indo-Gothic style architecture with superbly furnished rooms of frescoed ceilings and gilded ornamental moldings. The fabulous domes, the Minarets and the amazing four-faced clock tower gives this unique building a fascinating appearance. \nA major venue of art and cultural exhibitions, the central hall of Mahatma Gandhi Hall has the capacity to accommodate 2000 people at a time. An elegant building, Mahatma Gandhi Hall is an emerging tourist spot in Indore city."

    Mahatma Gandhi Hall

  • Rajwada (Holkar Palace)

    "Rajwada is a historical palace in Indore city. It was built by the Holkars of the Maratha Empire about two centuries ago. This seven storied structure is located near the Chhatris and serves today as a fine example of royal grandeur and architectural skills.[1]"

    Rajwada (Holkar Palace)

  • Sukh Niwas Palace

    "A historical monument, which was the summer palace of the Holkan rulers, Sukh Niwas Palace in Indore is a haunting anecdote of the past.The Sukh Mahal Lake and the lush surroundings of a beautiful garden bestow a majestic and appealing look to this magnificient summer palace. An underground tunnel that connects the Sukh Mahal palace with the old palace is really fascinating. \nOverflowing with history, this sprawling monument displays a perfect mix of Indian and western style architecture. Now this gorgeous building has been converted to a thriving picnic resort that allures people with its enticing charm"

    Sukh Niwas Palace

  • Annapurna Temple

  • Bada Ganpati

    "Indore (Listeni/?n?d??r/, About this sound Hindi: \"?????\" ( tier 1 city, the Largest city of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.[3] It serves as the headquarters of both Indore District and Indore Division. A central power city, Indore exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment and has been described as the commercial capital of the state.\nLocated on the southern edge of Malwa Plateau, the city is located 190 km west of the state capital of Bhopal. With a Census-estimated 2011 population of 2,167,447[4] distributed over a land area of just (526 km2), Indore is the densely populated major city in the central province. The Indore Metropolitan Area's population is the state's largest, with 2.2 million people living there. It is the 14th largest city in India and 147th[5] largest city in the world.\nIndore traces its roots to its 16th century founding as a trading hub between the Deccan and Delhi. The city and its surroundings came under Maratha Empire on 18 May 1724 after Maratha Peshwa assumed the full control of Malwa. During the days of the British Raj it was a 19 Gun Salute (21 locally) princely state (a rare high rank) ruled by the Maratha Holkar dynasty, until they acceded to the Union of India.[6] Indore served as the capital of the Madhya Bharat from 1950 until 1956.\nIndore's financial district, anchored by central Indore, functions as the financial capital of the Madhya Pradesh and is home to the Madhya Pradesh Stock Exchange, India's third oldest stock exchange. Indore's real estate market is among the most expensive in the state and its Lokmanya Nagar incorporates the highest concentration of Marathi People in the Western part of the city."

    Bada Ganpati

  • Kanch Mandir (Glass Temple)

    "A temple made of mirrors, which arrests the attention of the spectator, Kanch Mandir in Indore is a flamboyant Jain Temple. Every nook and corner of this beautiful shrine is laid with glass. Also known as Seth Hukamchand Temple, Kanch Mandir exhibits an exquisite spectacle and a celebration in glass. \nKanch Mandir exhibits complicated patterns of glass paintings, which are painted with utmost devotion. The paintings display unique talent and try to depict the various aspects of Jainism. The special glass chamber at the top of this remarkable shrine has a raised statue of Mahavira, which is having a multiplied effect. \nA splendid sight made of glass, which glitters with the grandeur of the sun, Kanch Mandir definitely has a breath taking effect on the spectator."

    Kanch Mandir (Glass Temple)

  • Khajrana (Ganesh Temple)

  • Patalpani

    "The Indore Patalpani (Station Code:PTP) is one of the local railway stations of Indore City in the state of Madhya Pradesh.\nPatalpani waterfall is a famous picnic spot near Indore. Three members of a family were drowned on 17 July 2011,[1] as a flash flood caused a sudden flow of water in the Patalpani waterfall near Indore. The family had gone there to enjoy and had no inkling of a disaster awaiting them. The water current caught all the five people and three of them Chhavi, Chandrashekhar and Mudita drowned, while local people rescued Mudita's brother and another youth."



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